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October 30, 2020
500,000 Kids, 30 Million Hours: Trump’s Vast Expansion of Child Detention
U.S. Customs and Border Protection carried out almost half a million child detentions during the Trump administration, data shows. More kids were held for 72 hours or more.
Andrew R. Calderón
July 9, 2020
Biden Inches Leftward On Immigration
A task force designed to forge unity and turn out Sanders voters proposes ambitious rollback of Trump policies.
June 19, 2018
What You Should Know About Family Separations
Yes, it’s Trump policy. No, it’s not the law.
March 4, 2015
Lost in Detention
Where suspects, by the thousands, disappear.